Although most pundits think the debate was a “tie” between several candidates, an amalgamation of different user polls show Donald Trump is hard to bump.
The above comments, and those below, have been edited for the sake of clarity and brevity to provide a fast and easy read and have been excerpted from an infographic* from VisualCapitalist.com originally entitled Post-debate polls: Trump Still on Top – Polls show 44% think Trump wins GOP debate. Rubio and Carson surprise. and which can be read in its unabridged format HERE.
We averaged three big online user polls as of 11:30am Eastern Time that account for over 600,000 votes including: The Drudge Report, Time.com, and Slate. There were small differences in the percentages on each poll, but one thing is clear: Trump is still on top for much of the electorate:
As Trump reaches a larger and more focused stage, however, the details of his campaign and platform will likely kibosh his original gut appeal even to most Republicans. He’s also far too divisive to win a general election.
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